Education: Case to Colgate

Colgate got a new president last week whose bald head belies his years (40). To succeed retiring George Barton Cutten (TIME, Feb. 2), Colgate's trustees chose judicious, pipe-smoking Everett Needham Case, son-in-law of Owen D. Young.

A campus big shot at Princeton (22)-he was voted best-all-round man outside athletics -after college Everett Case took five years of postgraduate parlaying at Cambridge (England) and Harvard. Then he went to work as Owen Young's personal secretary at General Electric. He also did secretarial jobs for banking committees (trying to stave off the 1933 crash) and...

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